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crossbow micronav
« on: September 11, 2007, 01:04:27 PM »
Anyone familiar with this? looks good for a flying robot . . . price isnt mentioned, but I heard its $200 and fully open source . . .
http://www.xbow.com/Products/productdetails.aspx?sid=193



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The MNAV100CA is a calibrated
digital sensor and servo control
system designed for use in Radio
Control (R/C) vehicles. The
onboard sensor package includes
accelerometers, angular rate
sensors, and magnetometers for
use in inner loop control applications
as well as static pressure
(altitude) and dynamic pressure
(airspeed) sensors for use in
airborne robotics. A GPS sensor
is also included for both path
planning and navigation.

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Re: crossbow micronav
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2007, 03:53:39 PM »
I think it's closer to $2000, but does seem to get good reviews.  There are some other open source systems worth investigating -

http://openuav.astroplanes.com/index.php
http://www.recherche.enac.fr/paparazzi/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
http://www.uavp.de/index.php?lang=en

There's a thread on the MNAV here -
    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=579621
« Last Edit: September 11, 2007, 03:59:32 PM by hgordon »
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